Wesleyan UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Middletown, Connecticut Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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$57,334

Avg tuition

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About Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Middletown, Connecticut. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,230, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 16%. The university offers 49 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 92%, and a student-faculty ratio of 8:1. Tuition and fees for students are $57,334.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

16% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 16%

Retention Rate (High Retention Rate) 97%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 92%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Ways to Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is lower than other schools.

This means there are more faculty for each student, which can create an opportunity for more individualized attention and support in your studies.

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54%

Female Student Population

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

3k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

53%

Non-U.S. Citizen

14%

Hispanic

11%

Asian

7%

Black

6%

Two or more races

6%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

18% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

18%

State Grant Aid

1%

Institution Grant Aid

41%

Pell Grant

18%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,751
State Grant Aid $2,930
Institution Grant Aid $48,976
Pell Grant Aid $4,782
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.